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mittelschmerz

[ mit-l-shmairts ]
/ ˈmɪt lˌʃmɛərts /
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noun
dull abdominal pain occurring at the time of ovulation, attributed to the presence of free blood in the peritoneal cavity from the ruptured ovarian follicle.
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Origin of mittelschmerz

1890–95; <German, equivalent to mittel- mid-, middle + Schmerz pain
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Medical definitions for mittelschmerz

mittelschmerz
[ mĭtl-shmûrts′, -shmĕrts′ ]

n.
Abdominal pain occurring at the time of ovulation, resulting from irritation of the peritoneum by bleeding from the ovulation site.intermenstrual pain
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